SAN FERNANDO CITY, July 13 (PIA)- The Philippine Science High School in Ilocos is now accepting application for scholarship for school year 2014-2015.
Larry L. Cabatic, campus director, has advised parents to encourage their children to submit their application for the National Campus Examination (NCE) on or before August 15. Examination is on October 4.
“The PSHS is dedicated in pursuing global excellence thus, parents are assured that their kids will be provided with the best education,” said Cabatic.
To avail of the scholarship, an applicant must be a Grade 6 pupil who belongs to the upper 10 percent of their batch during the previous school year or must have at least a final grade of 85 in Science and Math and 80 in other subjects.
Katrina P. Apayyo of DOST-1, however, said that graduates of the PSHS are bound to pursue Science and Mathematics-related courses upon entering college.
“This is aimed to produce and develop high quality human resources who will further enhance Science and Technology and research development efforts in the country,” Apayyo said.
PSHS scholars will avail of privileges including free tuition fee, free loan of textbooks, monthly stipend and transportation and living allowances for low income families.
Application forms are available and may be filed at PSHS campus at San Ildefonso, Ilocos Sur, DOST Regional office in this city or at any Provincial Science and Technology Office. (by Joanne Namnama G. Parrocha MCA/JNP/PIA1 La Union)